The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 17 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.30% 3.24% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 3.98% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 176 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 72.73% 81.48% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 62
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) Local Government
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Regular Expression
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) DSDM
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Lync

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Route 53
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (42.11%) Local Government
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) ICT Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) DSDM
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) GPEN
2 1 (5.26%) OSCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) RightScale